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  1. Can I Run Different Tire Diameters?

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    On my 2014, can I run say a 27" in front and a 28" in back without the traction control system complaining? If the front and back are spinning at a different rate, will traction control think the car is slipping?
  2. 1990 recommended tire size for 17 inch wheels

    Wheels and Tires
    just picked up a set of 2003 mach 1 wheels off a friend and was wondering what size tire would fit well on 1990 fox. Rear fender is rolled already. She is also lowered a bit. Do not want it to rub at all in front or rear. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks
  3. How to change tire size on SCT tuner?

    Wheels and Tires
    Hi, i have a custom tune loaded but i just changed out my rear tires to a different size. I tried messing around with the tuner but i can't figure out how to make adjustments to the tune. Please help. TIA
  4. Tire/Size Question - Enkei PF01 18x9 Track Days

    Road Racing
    Hey guys, a little help, suggestions please. Enkei PF01 18x9, 5x114.3 +45 silver I have these wheels for my 2012 Brembo GT for track days I was hoping I could get some suggestions as to what tires/size maybe a good choice. I will be running the Autobahn and Road America. I only started doing...
  5. Widest Tires On 8.5 Wheels

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I just had a question for those tire specialist out there. Ive done a little research and it seems as if everyone has a different opinion. I know this was already discussed here awhile back, but there was not a solid answer. What is the widest tires I could run on my Breyton GTS-AV wheels...
  6. 2011 Mustang Rims/Tire Question

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey everyone, there is a guy in town selling some Foose-Stealth black Legend SS wheels with Nitto tires, they came of a 2011 mustang which I have also, and was wondering if anyone has input on if these rims and tires will rub on Fender well etc.. they are 20" Rims and I currently have the...
  7. Is this the right tire size for the wheels??

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    So my question is just that? I'm looking at buying a wheel tire combo. The sizes are as such: Front wheel- 18x9 Front tire- 245-40-18 Rear wheel- 18x10 Rear tire- 265-35-18 If I'm not mistaking I thought the middle number is the tire wall height. If so why would the rear tire have a...
  8. Wider Rims and Wider Tires

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    I am looking to get better traction then my stock Pirelli 235/50s. I want to stick with a 18inch rim but am thinking to go 9 inches wide on all 4 corners. I see a lot of packages out there with a 255/45 but I was wondering if I would see any improvement with this? Would I be able to fit a 275 (I...
  9. tire information for better fuel economy

    Wheels and Tires
    Hello! Can anyone help me? i want to know what is the best tire size for my '94 mustang 3.8 for better fuel economy, thanks! :bigthumbsup
  10. 1967 Mustang, modern tire equivalent?

    Classic Tech
    Im sure this has been discussed somewhere, but I looked for a while, did a search and found nothing that helped. I am looking to put a set of 15" wheels on my '67 Coupe. I know that the originals were 14" and roughly the modern equivalent of those, but I want to know what tire size on a 15"...
  11. Tire size question for '98 GT

    4.6L Tech
    This spring I purchased a '98 GT convertible that somebody had begun to convert to a Cobra (yeah, I know it doesn't have matched serial numbers, it just has the side pipes and stuff). Anyway, I LOVE this car, but now it's winter. I had hoped to have a garage built by now, but no such luck. A...
  12. Help Deciphering Tire Load Rating

    Wheels and Tires
    I contacted a tire shop via email asking about their pricing for replacement summer tires for my 2000 Mustang. They replied with the following: The summer tires that I have are Falken 245/45ZR17 99W. I can't decipher the codes on the door post to verify the proper specs. I don't see these...
  13. Changed to 17 inch wheels and tires.

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hi, and happy holidays to all: Just a note of thanks to (johnnshepherd) about the advice he gave me about tire size for my '05. Got my Bullitt wheels on, and went with NITTO 255/50R17 NT555 EXTREME tires. Looks great!! Using the tire size gage site he supplied, I was able to pick a tire with...
  14. Need help buying new tires

    V6 Talk
    Can anyone give me some websites that sell tires for a cheap price. Looking for tires to fit (2) 18 x 9 , (2) 18 x 10. Thanks for the help.
  15. 17 inch tire size

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hi to all, I am going to replace the tires/wheels on my 2005 V6, and I need some feedback. I don't want my Mustang to look like the owner is a pimp, or an old man. lol I am wondering which would look better: 245X45-17, 235X45-17 or some other size. I just got some 17 inch Bullitt wheels and am...
  16. Tire/Wheel change on a 2005 Coupe

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hi to all, I bought a set of 17 inch "Bullitt" wheels for my ’05 coupe. It came with 16-inch wheels with BFGoodrich P215 X 65 R16 tires. Now I am looking into tire size. I don’t want to run into clearance trouble, but I want them to look good. Right now I am looking at some 235 X 45 R17’s that...
  17. 64 and a half tires???

    Classic Tech
    I just picked up a 1964 1/2 coupe and the tires are shot. I was wondering what the biggest wheel i could fit on the car would be. I want to put a thicker back tire on it and was hoping i could upgrade to 15" wheels. Thanks P.S. if anyone has any ideas on what wheel would look good it be much...
  18. Need a taller rear tire

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Front tire is P255/45Z R18 on a 9" rim Rear Tire P285/40Z R18 on a 10" rim Goodyear Eagle F1 The front tire is taller than the rear, I don't like the way that looks. Any Ideas on what size to make the sidewall of the rear the same height as the front or taller. Thanks
  19. Tire and Wheel Size for Mustang

    Wheels and Tires
    Dear all, I'm new to this forum and i was not successful in my search. I'm sure that someone already posted relevant information but i would appreciate if you could share with your knowledge. I just purchased a 2005 V6 Mustang and want to make it stand out from the crowd. Of course, i want to...
  20. 1966 Mustang Rear tires

    Classic Talk
    I just bought a set of Cragar Classic SS 14" wheels for my 1966 Fastback. I got 14x7" with a 4-1/8' Rear spacing for the back. I want to put 245x70x14 on the back. Will that tire size allow for enough clearance? I know very little about how tire sizes work but I want a bigger beefier looking...
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